The medical director of the HIV Cure Center is leading a clinical research team to conduct a large phase 3 trial for a COVID-19 vaccine.
A Culture of Innovation
Two core tenets, “Of the Public for the Public” and “Innovation Made Fundamental,” combine Carolina’s history of service to the state and its people with a willingness to evolve and respond. With accomplishments ranging from building the first astronomical observatory at a university in the U.S. to developing antiretrovirals that prevent HIV transmission by 96% — Carolina’s innovation and impact enriches the lives of people in our state, our nation and our world.
Carolina is the most cited U.S. university for coronavirus research.
Carolina’s specialized subject librarians bring in collections from around the world and lead University Libraries’ research partnerships.
Chancellor's Science Scholar Jasmine Akoto '22 has conducted research at Johns Hopkins and in three labs at Carolina.
An interdisciplinary team of humanities students and faculty are documenting climate change in Robeson County.
Our scientific research aims to help make the world a better, healthier place. Our discoveries have saved countless lives and have the potential to save even more.
Carolina’s network of makerspaces serve almost 4,000 students a year.
Solving Problems and Strengthening the Economy
Carolina’s inventive problem-solvers move ideas into the world fast to solve the most complex social, scientific and economic challenges in North Carolina and beyond.
Support Our Research
Contributions to the UNC COVID-19 Research Accelerator Fund are quickly dispersed where needed most to accelerate existing research capacity and advance new projects. Support our critical research teams focused on COVID-19 testing, treatment and prevention.Give Now Opens in new window